Elden Ring is the fastest selling new intellectual property game
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Elden Ring is the fastest selling new intellectual property game in the UK since The Division

Portal Games Industry shared sales information digital editions Matches in the UK for the period February 27th to March 5th and summarized of the previous month.

Image Credit: Bandai Namco Entertainment

Image Credit: Bandai Namco Entertainment

As it became known, the most popular project in the British “character” was Elden Ring (despite a 56% drop in sales), which, in the face of Gran Turismo 7, bypassed the leader of the retail rating.

Gran Turismo 7 digital sales are up 185% compared to Gran Turismo Sport, and overall the racing sim had the third-best launch for a PS5 game this year behind Elden Ring and Horizon Forbidden West.

The top 10 UK digital charts from February 27th to March 5th are as follows:

  1. Elden Ring;
  2. Gran Turismo 7;
  3. FIFA 22;
  4. Assassin’s Creed Valhalla;
  5. Grand Theft Auto V;
  6. horizon forbidden west;
  7. Star Wars Battlefront II;
  8. Horizon Zero Dawn;
  9. Batman: Arkham Collection
  10. F1 2021.

Image source: Sony Interactive Entertainment

Image source: Sony Interactive Entertainment

As for February’s results, 2.4 million digital (1.46 million copies) and retail editions (more than 900,000 copies) of video games were sold in the UK last month, down 9% from last year’s result.

February’s biggest release was Elden Ring by a comfortable margin. At the end of the month, the game topped Horizon Forbidden West twice and boasted the best sales for a new intellectual property project since The Division.

The UK Combo Chart Top 10 for February are as follows:

  1. Elden Ring;
  2. horizon forbidden west;
  3. FIFA 22;
  4. Pokemon Legends: Arceus (digital sales data not available);
  5. Grand Theft Auto V;
  6. Dying Light 2 Stay Human (digital sales data not available);
  7. Overall War: Warhammer III;
  8. Call of Duty: Vanguard;
  9. Red Dead Redemption 2;
  10. NBA 2K22.

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